Neck Center - Vagus nerve compression

Cervical spine problems, Vagus nerve compression, urinary incontinence

Ross A. Hauser, MD. The evidence cervical neck problems can cause urinary incontinence In this article, we will present the evidence that connects urinary incontinence with cervical spine and neck pain and instability. Further, when you treat neck problems, sometimes the bladder control problems are alleviated. Many patients come to […]

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Cluster headaches, neck instability and the trigeminal and vagus nerves

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, PA-C. In this article, we will not examine which combination of medications, therapy, or neuromodulation techniques will work for you. If you are reading this article, it is unlikely you have had a long-term benefit from these treatments. What we will examine is something […]

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Mast cell activation syndrome and the vagus nerve

There is a connection between neck pain and instability and mast cell activation syndrome. Over the years we have seen many patients who among their long list of symptoms and ailments include Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. They also had neck pain. For many, their neck pain was seen as a manifestation of their illnesses, rarely was it seen as the cause of their illnesses.

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Vagus Nerve related Cervical Dysphagia and Laryngeal – Laryngotracheal stenosis – Problems of the voice

Ross Hauser, MD. Are voice changes part of a myriad of symptoms that point to vagal nerve dysfunction and cervical spine instability? This is the story of someone who reached out to us. Their email has been edited for clarity. Hello, I am suffering from various signs of vagus nerve […]

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Hiccups, Cough, Neck Pain, and Vagus and Phrenic Nerve Injury

Ross Hauser, MD.  Many people contact our center to discuss the challenges they face with chronic coughs, throat clearing, and hiccups. They may have a hiccup that comes every 5 to ten minutes. It disrupts their sleep, their ability to eat, and their ability to talk. The hiccups are accompanied […]

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